Tanzania Population

Population now

60,739,675
Male:30,058,790(49.49 %)
Female:30,680,981(50.51 %)
Births in 2019:901,149
Deaths in 2019:151,167

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:65.35 years
Female:68.75 years
Total:67.06 years
Median Age:16.58 years
Birth Rate:36.96
Death Rate:6.20
Growth Rate:4.96 %
Fertility Rate:4.83

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • Urbanization

Tanzania Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
196010M5M5M0.961.40%49.3020.506.8143.6942.0145.3816.015.25%10.66
196110M5M5M0.961.42%49.2520.316.8143.9442.2645.6415.945.39%10.98
196211M5M5M0.961.44%49.1920.136.8044.2042.5145.9015.925.55%11.30
196311M5M6M0.961.47%49.1319.936.8044.4642.7746.1615.945.70%11.65
196411M6M6M0.961.49%49.0519.736.8044.7343.0546.4315.965.87%12.00
196512M6M6M0.961.51%48.9719.516.8045.0243.3446.7215.986.03%12.36
196612M6M6M0.961.54%48.8819.276.8045.3343.6547.0315.936.20%12.74
196712M6M6M0.971.56%48.7719.026.7945.6543.9847.3515.896.37%13.13
196813M6M7M0.971.59%48.6418.756.7945.9944.3247.6815.866.80%13.53
196913M6M7M0.971.62%48.4918.486.7846.3544.6748.0315.857.31%13.95
197014M7M7M0.971.66%48.3418.186.7746.7245.0548.4015.857.85%14.40
197114M7M7M0.971.70%48.1917.886.7747.1245.4548.8015.778.43%14.86
197215M7M7M0.971.74%48.0517.566.7647.5545.8749.2315.739.05%15.35
197315M7M8M0.971.78%47.9217.246.7647.9946.3149.6815.719.70%15.86
197415M8M8M0.971.83%47.8016.916.7648.4546.7650.1415.7110.40%16.38
197516M8M8M0.971.87%47.6816.606.7548.8947.2050.6015.7211.15%16.91
197616M8M8M0.971.91%47.5416.316.7449.3147.6151.0115.6611.94%17.45
197717M8M9M0.971.95%47.3816.056.7349.6847.9851.3915.6312.77%18.01
197818M9M9M0.971.98%47.1915.836.7149.9948.2951.7015.6213.66%18.58
197918M9M9M0.972.00%46.9615.636.6950.2448.5451.9515.6314.14%19.16
198019M9M9M0.972.02%46.7115.476.6550.4348.7352.1415.6514.56%19.77
198119M10M10M0.982.03%46.4515.346.6250.5848.8752.3015.6114.98%20.40
198220M10M10M0.982.03%46.1815.226.5850.6948.9652.4415.6015.41%21.05
198321M10M10M0.982.04%45.9315.126.5450.7949.0252.5815.6215.85%21.72
198421M10M11M0.982.04%45.6915.036.5050.8649.0552.7015.6616.31%22.40
198522M11M11M0.982.04%45.4614.956.4750.9049.0352.8015.7016.77%23.11
198623M11M11M0.982.03%45.2214.916.4250.8948.9552.8615.6917.24%23.82
198723M11M12M0.982.02%44.9814.896.3850.8048.8052.8515.7117.73%24.55
198824M12M12M0.982.00%44.7114.906.3350.6548.5852.7715.7418.22%25.30
198925M12M12M0.981.97%44.4214.946.2750.4548.3252.6315.7918.57%26.09
199025M13M13M0.981.94%44.1214.996.2150.2148.0352.4515.8418.88%26.94
199126M13M13M0.981.91%43.8015.056.1549.9547.7552.2315.8419.21%27.84
199227M13M14M0.981.88%43.4715.106.0849.7247.5152.0015.8619.54%28.80
199328M14M14M0.981.85%43.1515.126.0149.5447.3451.8215.8919.87%29.78
199429M14M15M0.981.84%42.8515.105.9549.4447.2751.6915.9520.20%30.76
199530M15M15M0.981.84%42.5915.015.8849.4647.3351.6616.0320.54%31.70
199631M15M16M0.981.85%42.3814.855.8349.6147.5351.7516.0420.89%32.60
199732M16M16M0.981.89%42.2114.615.7849.8947.8751.9616.0821.24%33.47
199832M16M16M0.981.94%42.1114.305.7450.3048.3452.3016.1321.59%34.34
199933M16M17M0.982.02%42.0513.915.7150.8348.9352.7616.1921.95%35.23
200034M17M17M0.982.12%42.0513.465.6951.4949.6553.3516.2322.31%36.16
200135M17M18M0.982.25%42.0912.965.6852.2850.5154.0616.2522.67%37.16
200236M18M18M0.982.39%42.1512.425.6753.1751.4854.8716.2523.04%38.20
200337M18M19M0.982.56%42.2311.875.6654.1452.5355.7416.2323.61%39.31
200438M19M19M0.972.74%42.2911.325.6555.1653.6456.6716.2224.22%40.47
200539M19M20M0.972.92%42.3010.795.6456.2054.7557.6316.2124.85%41.70
200641M20M21M0.973.10%42.2410.295.6257.2255.8158.6116.1825.48%43.00
200742M21M21M0.973.28%42.099.835.5858.2156.8059.6116.1826.12%44.36
200843M21M22M0.973.46%41.859.395.5459.1657.7060.6016.2026.78%45.78
200945M22M23M0.973.61%41.529.005.4960.0558.5161.5916.2227.44%47.26
201046M23M23M0.973.76%41.118.635.4360.8959.2462.5516.2428.11%48.78
201148M23M24M0.973.90%40.648.295.3661.7159.9563.4816.2428.80%50.33
201249M24M25M0.984.04%40.137.965.2962.5360.6864.3916.2429.49%51.93
201351M25M26M0.984.19%39.627.645.2263.3561.4565.2516.2430.20%53.58
201452M26M26M0.984.34%39.127.325.1564.1662.2666.0716.2630.90%55.27
201554M27M27M0.984.50%38.647.025.0864.9563.0866.8216.2931.62%57.01
201656M27M28M0.984.67%38.196.745.0265.6863.8667.4816.3432.33%58.80
201757M28M29M0.984.72%37.806.614.9666.0164.2267.7816.4133.05%60.64
201859M29M30M0.984.83%37.386.414.8966.5364.7868.2716.4933.78%62.52
201961M30M31M0.984.96%36.966.204.8367.0665.3568.7516.5834.50%64.45

Tanzania Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202063M31M32M0.985.09%36.546.004.7767.5965.9269.2316.6835.23%66.42
202165M32M33M0.985.11%36.205.924.7167.8166.1369.4616.7935.95%68.43
202267M33M34M0.985.14%35.865.844.6568.0366.3469.6916.9036.68%70.48
202369M34M35M0.985.18%35.535.754.6068.2466.5469.9217.0237.41%72.58
202471M35M36M0.985.21%35.195.674.5468.4666.7570.1517.1438.14%74.72
202573M36M37M0.985.23%34.855.594.4868.6866.9670.3817.2838.86%76.90
202675M37M38M0.985.26%34.555.524.4368.9267.1970.6317.4139.59%79.14
202777M38M39M0.985.30%34.255.444.3769.1667.4370.8817.5440.31%81.42
202879M39M40M0.995.32%33.965.374.3269.4167.6671.1317.6841.02%83.76
202981M40M41M0.995.36%33.665.294.2669.6567.9071.3817.8241.74%86.14
203084M42M42M0.995.39%33.365.224.2169.8968.1371.6317.9742.45%88.57
203186M43M43M0.995.41%33.055.164.1670.1268.3571.8818.1243.15%91.04
203288M44M44M0.995.42%32.745.104.1170.3568.5672.1318.2643.85%93.57
203391M45M46M0.995.42%32.425.054.0670.5968.7872.3718.4244.54%96.15
203493M46M47M0.995.43%32.114.994.0170.8268.9972.6218.5745.23%98.77
203596M48M48M0.995.45%31.804.933.9671.0569.2172.8718.7245.90%101.43
203698M49M49M0.995.44%31.474.893.9171.2669.4073.1018.8746.57%104.14
2037101M50M51M0.995.42%31.144.853.8771.4669.5973.3219.0247.22%106.89
2038104M52M52M0.995.41%30.814.813.8271.6769.7773.5519.1847.87%109.69
2039106M53M53M0.995.39%30.484.773.7871.8769.9673.7719.3548.50%112.52
2040109M54M55M0.995.37%30.154.733.7372.0870.1574.0019.5249.13%115.40
2041112M56M56M0.995.33%29.824.713.6972.2770.3374.2019.6949.76%118.31
2042115M57M58M0.995.29%29.494.693.6572.4770.5274.4119.8550.39%121.26
2043117M58M59M0.995.26%29.174.663.6172.6670.7074.6120.0251.03%124.25
2044120M60M60M0.995.22%28.844.643.5772.8670.8974.8220.2051.66%127.27
2045123M61M62M0.995.17%28.514.623.5373.0571.0775.0220.3852.29%130.33
2046126M63M63M0.995.12%28.204.613.4973.2571.2775.2220.5552.92%133.42
2047129M64M65M0.995.06%27.894.603.4673.4571.4675.4320.7353.55%136.54
2048132M66M66M0.995.02%27.584.583.4273.6571.6675.6320.9154.18%139.70
2049135M67M68M0.994.97%27.274.573.3973.8571.8575.8421.1054.81%142.89
2050138M69M69M0.994.91%26.964.563.3574.0572.0576.0421.2955.43%146.11

Highest City Populations in Tanzania

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Dar es Salaam6,337,4002,698,652
2Mwanza1,055,454436,801
3Zanzibar674,418403,658
4Mbeya538,609291,649
5Arusha482,044341,136
6Morogoro393,661250,902
7Songea328,896126,449

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